Giovanni Lagioia

Circular Economy: A Theoretical Approach for a Modern Economy

Professor Giovanni Lagioia is Full Professor of Commodity Science at Department of Economics, Management and Business Law in University Aldo Moro of Bari. He is author of more than 150 papers published on the main scientific journals and academic volumes.  He has been involved in several national and international projects related to his principal research interests such as impacts of commodity production and consumption and environmental management systems.

Since February 2018 he is Director of above mentioned Department and until April 2019 Dean of Faculty of Economic, Political and Social Sciences at Catholic University “Our Lady of Good Counsel” in Tirana.

Dănuț Iorga

Building Sustainable Business Through Lean Six Sigma Continuous Improvement

Dr. Eng. Dănuț Iorga is member of the American Society for Quality Romanian Local Membership Community, former American Society for Quality Country Counselor for Romania, senior member of the American Society for Quality, Associate Professor at Faculty of Entrepreneurship, Business Engineering and Management, University Politehnica of Bucharest. Dănuț Iorga has been certified in 2005 as Six Sigma Black Belt by American Society for Quality and Master Black Belt by and has been involved in more than 200 Improvement and Design Projects in companies such as NCH Group and Accenture. Since 2009, Dănuț Iorga is CEO in a Real Estate American Investment Company that activates in Romanian market.

Cosimo Ranieri

              The Mission of Tourism           


Dr. Cosimo Ranieri is President at Section Tourism of Confindustria Bari-BAT, the most representative local association of entrepreneurs in the hospitality industry, whose activities mainly focus on education, training, destination marketing and networking with all local stakeholders.

Cosimo Ranieri is also Vice President at Bari Convention Bureau, company which promotes and sells the Metropolitan City of Bari as destination for large conferences and events.

Since 2013, he is Managing Director at Mercure Hotel Villa Romanazzi Carducci, awarded as the best business hotel of South of Italy and islands in 2017.